You're Probably Using The Wrong Hot Sauce

You're Probably Using The Wrong Hot Sauce

Do you use the same bottle of hot sauce whenever you want to add a kick to your food? You're probably not making that meal all it could be. Watch the video below to learn how to pair certain hot sauces with certain foods.

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Key Facts In This Video

  • 1

    Capsaicin is the ingredient that causes burning by binding to the VR1 receptor inside of your mouth. (0:51)

  • 2

    Milk chocolate dampens spice because of its high fat content. (2:10)

  • 3

    Casein, the protein found in milk, helps break the bond that capsaicin forms on the VR1 receptor. (4:32)

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